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131,729 miles
Total Complaints:
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1998 Chevrolet Malibu cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 202009

Malibu 3.1L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 131,729 miles


Since I bought the car second hand in mid-2006 it's been losing coolant. I can't find out where it's going. No, it's not going into the oil as it stays clean untill the next schedulded change. I park in a grassy area and the grass is doing OK so I don't think it's seeping out after it's parked. As a rule the overflow/fill tank needs to be topped off every week. I have not had a low coolant light come on yet and had no problems with it overheating. I've been very hesitant about putting any stop leak substance in it. Other than selling/junking the car I am open to suggestions.

- , Hookerton, NC, USA

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